Our Economy

The Economic Development Team has a new brand and our team looks at economic development holistically.
Our ultimate goal is for Minden to become wealthier, healthier, better educated, and have improved housing quality. Our team is committed to achieve healthy, long-term relationships with our local businesses and partners. Our TEAM is focused heavily on business retention and values all of our current business owners. We will also continue to welcome and work hard to bring new business to Minden. The stronger we become as a community, the stronger our economy will become. This economic development team knows that every single person in our community plays a vital role in the health of our economy! We look forward to working WITH all of you!

POPULATION
11,299
MEDIAN AGE
33
PER CAPITA INCOME
18,160
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
25,484
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
43,787

TOP EMPLOYERS

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COST OF LIVING

     BASED ON U.S. AVERAGE OF 100

 MINDEN, LA

1. Overall — 76.7

2. Housing — 35.1

3. Grocery — 87.5

4. Utilities — 90.8

5. Transportation — 97.9

6. Health — 105


SOURCE: BestPlaces.net

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY

1. Healthcare & Social Assistance  
2.
Retail Trade   
3.
Accommodation & Food Services   
4.
Educational Services   
5.
Construction  
6.
Public Administration  
7.
Manufacturing   
8.
Transportation & Warehousing   
9.
Other Services, Except Public Administration   
10.
Administrative & Support & Waste Management  
11.
Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction   
12.
Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation   
13.
Professional, Scientific, & Technical   
14.
Wholesale Trade  
15.
Real Estate, Rental & Leasing  
16.
Finance & Insurance   
17.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting

 
SOURCE: DataUSA 2017